Apr 23, 2009SAN DIEGO
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FLO TV Incorporated, a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM) and provider of the award-winning FLO TV™ live mobile TV service, today announced a collaboration with video blogger extraordinaire Amanda Congdon to create original made-for-mobile content and broadcast segments of her hit video blog “Sometimes Daily” on FLO TV. Congdon's loyal fan base, combined with her distinctive style, has made her a leading personality in the online world today.
“We are thrilled to welcome Amanda Congdon to FLO TV,” said Jonathan Barzilay, senior vice president of programming and advertising for FLO TV. “Amanda's plugged-in sensibility, sense of humor and charisma have made 'Sometimes Daily' a must-see show on the web. Now, Amanda's loyal online audience will be able to experience her content on FLO TV.”
Congdon is the president of Oxmour Entertainment. As a video blogger, writer, actress and producer, she has created and co-created many different web video projects, including AC on ABC, Amanda Across America, Rocketboom, and Starring Amanda Congdon. Congdon incorporates news, sketch comedy, performance art and dynamic backgrounds into the content she produces. Throughout Amanda's journeys, she has interviewed a wide range of people ranging from celebrities such as Will Smith, Diddy, Gene Simmons and Ludacris, to senior political and media figures such as Dan Rather, Mike Huckabee and Tom Vilsack.
“My audience is immersed in the mobile lifestyle and connects with my content across a range of outlets and a variety of screens,” said Congdon. “We are constantly trying to find new ways to push the boundaries and this will help expand our reach and connect with a wider audience in fun, new and engaging ways. FLO TV is the ideal platform.”
Through this relationship, Congdon's “Sometimes Daily” segments will be shown on FLO TV, along with original, made-for-mobile reports. “Sometimes Daily” viewers currently follow her video blogs at www.amandacongdon.com and www.sometimesdaily.com.
FLO TV is available to AT&T subscribers as AT&T Mobile TV and through another major wireless carrier in more than 68 major metropolitan areas nationwide, including Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York, Seattle and Washington D.C.
About FLO TV Incorporated
The FLO TV service combines the best content, an intuitive user interface and a superior multicast network to deliver a true quality TV viewing experience for consumers. FLO TV offers full-length simulcast and time-shifted programming from the world's best entertainment brands, including CBS, CBS College Sports, CBS News, CNBC, Comedy Central, ESPN, FOX, FOX News, FOX Sports, MSNBC, MTV, NBC, NBC2Go, NBC News, NBC Sports, Nickelodeon and NickToons. Based in San Diego, Calif., FLO TV Incorporated is a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated. Further information is available at www.flotv.com.